UK time is: 20:15:33
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

DG: Referees should just do their job properly

Dario had some harsh words both for the referee and his own players following yesterday's 1-1 draw against Oxford United.

Whilst Chris 'Missed the point entirely' Wilder played the blame game with some pretty disgraceful and disrespectful comments, suggesting his side were victims of a certain attitude around Gresty Road, Dario was more than happy to hold his hands up and put a portion of blame on his players.

Speaking to BBC Radio Stoke, Dario said that those who lost their head during the final 15 minutes of the game will be dealt with, suggesting the likes of David Artell, who was booked in the mayhem, will be first in line for a punishment.

Dario also had more than a few harsh words for the referee. Having let Oxford get away with some pretty cynical play throughout the first half whilst only handing out one yellow, the referee lost all control of the game going into the final minutes.

'The main part of the game was the fact the referee allowed so many fouls before he booked people, I would think the ratio was about 3 to about 30.

'I'm not asking for protection from referees, I just think they should do their job properly. I don't know how many fouls he gave in the first half but he was the only person in the ground who didn't think there was a booking coming along soon.

'Then the players lost their head just as we had done enough to win the game. When they lose their head they do stupid things and once they're doing stupid things it's out of my control.

'It's not so much our (academy) players, although Westy needs a revision course on it, it's the players that come in. They've probably been doing it all their lives and think that's the way to behave but they know I won't tolerate that.

'I've got to ear mark the right people before I do anything about it but I will ear mark the right people and if that happens again then it'll be the last time.'


On the game itself, Dario believes we did enough to win it until mayhem ensued. Oxford had to make do with one worthwhile chance throughout the game whilst Dario is left ruing the lack of a clinical finisher up front.

Miller, Donaldson and even Murphy all saw good chances go begging throughout the game and Dario would not be drawn on the disallowed goal saga.

'It was a game of few chances. I think they only had one and they had two or three go's at that.

'We had more of the play but we're not taking the chances. Clayton had a chance, Shaun blazed a few chances, so there's still that bit of quality up there.

'We didn't make a lot of chances in the first half but they didn't actually make any so I think [Chris Wilder] will be more pleased with a point than I am.

'I don't really know what happened. I couldn't see what they were trying to do but they appeared to make a mess of it, unless they got it right in the end in which case you'd have to say it was worth the hassle.'



................................Follow Us On TwitterFollow Us On Facebook




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Dink Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday September 26 2010

Time: 5:49PM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Crewe Alexandra Articles

Crewe snap up strike pair (Wednesday November 26 2014)

Striker extends loan (Tuesday November 25 2014)

Crewe keen on defender (Tuesday November 25 2014)

Scoreline flattered them - Davis (Saturday November 22 2014)

Crewe crash in capital (Saturday November 22 2014)

Stats: Leyton Orient v Crewe Alex (Saturday November 22 2014)

Crewe in the capital (Friday November 21 2014)

Leading scorer set to miss out (Thursday November 20 2014)

Crewe to assess striker (Thursday November 20 2014)

Skipper may return (Thursday November 20 2014)

Archived Crewe Alexandra Articles

List All Vital Crewe Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Railway Man 3
2. sankeyred 2
3. MikeSB 2

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Crewe 0 - 3 Notts County
Crewe 2 - 1 Port Vale
Crewe 0 - 3 Colchester
Crewe 0 - 0 Chesterfield
Crewe 1 - 2 Barnsley
Crewe 0 - 1 Sheff Utd

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Coventry 18 5 5 8 -7 20
19. Leyton Orient 18 4 7 7 -3 19
20. Gillingham 18 4 6 8 -7 18
21. Colchester 18 4 5 9 -4 17
22. Yeovil 18 4 5 9 -14 17
23. Scunthorpe 17 4 4 9 -11 16
24. Crewe 18 4 3 11 -22 15

Breaking League News

Fulham Striker Set To Sign For City?
Bristol City : 26/11/2014 19:18:00
Luke Ayling MOTM v Preston
Bristol City : 26/11/2014 18:41:00
Crewe snap up strike pair
Crewe : 26/11/2014 18:41:00
Ehmer Arrives From QPR
Gillingham : 26/11/2014 18:25:00
Dolan Made Available
Bradford : 26/11/2014 18:18:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Are Crewe stronger than this time last season?
Suggested By:  Vital Crewe
Yes 50%
No 50%